Selena Quintanilla Perez, the Queen of Tejano Music, holds a special place in the story of Corpus Christi. Incredibly talented, she touched the hearts of many. Selena worked relentlessly to break down barriers and pursue her professional dreams, with a compassionate heart for the people and for the community.
The Selena Museum was built by the Quintanilla family as a memorial for Selena fans and showcases many of Selena's stage costumes, collections and memorabilia including her red Porsche.
Located In Bayfront/Downtown
Sing your favorite karaoke song, show off your Texas two-step dancing skills or catch a baseball game at Whataburger Field. Corpus Christi’s bayfront/downtown area offers more than 1,200 hotel rooms, some of the city’s finest dining options, a marina and museums. The Marina Arts District in downtown features excellent eateries and the Corpus Christi Municipal Marina. This zone also includes the Sports, Entertainment and Arts District (SEA District) which includes the Museum of South Texas, the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, Concrete Street Amphitheater and Hurricane Alley Waterpark. McGee Beach located on the downtown seawall offers a beach that is perfect for children and fishing along the jetties.